The teams have been announced for Saturday’s mouth watering PRO12 clash between Ulster and Leinster at Ravenhill. Kick off 3:00 pm, live on Sky Sports. It’s not exactly a winner takes all, with three games still to be played, but it may as well be as whatever team wins this one will more than likely go … Continue reading PRO12: Teams up for Ulster v Leinster
We’ve taken advantage of the free week in the PRO12 to have a look at the player statistics for this season i.e. who’s been doing what and how often. Will it give us any insight into the next two, or possibly four games? Probably not, but there were certainly a few surprises for me. Matches … Continue reading Ulster: Who’s been doing what?
Ireland Women continued to struggle on Day 2 of the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Langford, Canada a second win against Japan their only success of the day. Having dropped into the Bowl play-off after Day 1 Ireland opened Day 2 with a semi-final match against Brazil. Ireland started well with Audrey O’Flynn opening the … Continue reading Women: Ireland at the Langford Sevens – Day 2
Zebre (10) 17 TRY: Guglielmo Palazzani, Ulrich Beyers. CON: Carlos Canna (2). PEN: Carlos Canna. Ulster (26) 47 TRY: Ruan Pienaar, Tommy Bowe (2), Craig Gilroy, Jared Payne (3) CON: Paddy Jackson (3), Ruan Pienaar (2), Stuart Olding. Ulster cruised to a 17 – 47 win against Zebre on a sunny Saturday afternoon in Parma, scoring seven tries … Continue reading PRO12: Zebre 17 Ulster 47
It was a another difficult Day 1 for Ireland in the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series as, despite a Pool stage win against Japan, they find themselves in the Bowl Play off once again having failed to qualify for the Cup Quarter Finals on points difference. Their first game on Day 2 is against Brazil and … Continue reading Women: Ireland at the Langford Sevens – Day 1
Ireland Women Sevens Squad continue on their journey towards Olympic Sevens qualification this Saturday and Sunday as they compete in Round 4 of the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens in Langford, Canada. The players will be hoping to build on last weekend’s Atlanta outing when they equalled their highest ever World Series finish by picking up the Bowl Trophy, … Continue reading Women: Ireland at the Langford Sevens – Preview
Teams are up for Saturday afternoon’s PRO12 match between Zebre and Ulster which kicks off at 4:00pm UK/Ire. The big news is that Tommy Bowe returns for his first outing this season having recovered from his injury sustained while on Ireland World Cup duty. Mr Monaghan slots into an exciting back three alongside Jared Payne and … Continue reading PRO12: Teams are up for Zebre v Ulster